How to draw the Eiffel tower step by step using a pencil

Tell your child about the symbol of France – the Eiffel tower. This is an architectural monument of Paris. The tower is considered to be one of the most popular attractions in the world, which is visited by about 6 million people every year. To make the child remember the information, offer her or him to draw the Eiffel tower together with you. With our step by step instruction, even those who do not have drawing skills will get a beautiful picture. The level of difficulty is simple. Take a pencil and get to work. You will succeed. Good luck!

You need:
1

Draw the axis

Use the ruler to draw a straight vertical line in the center of the sheet. This axis will serve as the basis of our drawing.The following elements will come from it.

Draw the axis

2

Parallel lines

Add three parallel horizontal lines to the axis. Thus, we facilitate the process of drawing the tower, making it out of small schematic parts.

We recommend you not press hard on the pencil because we’ll erase the unnecessary lines.

Parallel lines

3

Boundary points

Watch the changes in the drawing. Use points to indicate the main places where the characteristic elements of the Eiffel tower will be depicted.

Boundary points

4

The main parts of the tower

Depict concrete platforms by using long, thin rectangles, they hold the construction weighing more than 10 tons and two viewing platforms of the tower. Draw an arch using a semicircular line. After all, initially the tower served as the entrance arch at the world exhibition in Paris.

The main parts of the tower

5

The shape of the tower

Now you can start drawing the basis of the tower. Connect all previously drawn elements using the straight lines, as it’s shown in the picture. You should get the correct shape of the main attractions of Paris.

The shape of the tower

6

Tower

The top point of the tower with an antenna is located above the ground at the level of 324 meters.The third floor of the construction with a lighthouse and a dome is located at this height. Draw the top of the tower which is identical to the picture.

Tower

7

Floors

The tower consists of three floors. Each platform is connected by arches, as it’s shown in the picture. They can be depicted by using small cross strokes.

Don’t forget to erase extra lines from time to time.

Floors

8

Details

Eiffel tower is a metal construction which consists of 18 thousand connected metal parts. Visually, the tower looks like this.

Details

A few more strokes, and the drawing is ready. Give the clear contours to the drawing.

Details

9

Collage

Collage

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